Penelope Davey advises clients on a range of cross-border corporate transactions.

Ms. Davey helps private equity and venture capital firms, investment funds and financial institutions, as well as emerging companies, corporates and state-owned enterprises execute complex cross-border transactions, including:

  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Divestments
  • Auctions
  • Joint ventures
  • Venture capital financings

Ms. Davey brings clients a commercial sensibility, drawing on experience working both in London and in Singapore to efficiently navigate matters across the region, with a particular focus on transactions related to energy and infrastructure.

Ms. Davey’s representative experience includes advising:

Mergers & Acquisitions

Energy & Infrastructure

  • A consortium of Japanese buyers, including Osaka Gas Co., Ltd. and Sumitomo Corporation, in connection with their US$370 million strategic investment in AG&P LNG Marketing Pte. Ltd., I Squared Capital’s platform for investing in companies that develop city gas distribution networks in India
  • The AES Corporation (AES), a leading global energy company, on its agreement with Se.ven Global Investments to sell its 51% equity stake in the Mong Duong 2 coal-fired plant in Vietnam
  • MIND ID on its acquisition of an increased shareholding in PT Vale, an Indonesia-based nickel mining and processing company
  • ib vogt, a leading utility-scale solar development platform, on its joint venture with AC Energy Corp (ACEN) to set up a platform to fund the construction and operation of large-scale solar power plants and battery storage assets across Asia
  • ICG on its investment in Amp Energy India Private Ltd., a leading renewable energy platform
  • A German construction engineering company on its pan-Asian solar energy and battery storage joint venture with a Philippines-based holding company
  • A towers company on its joint venture with a large PE sponsor to establish a towers platform in India and across Southeast Asia
  • A global power development and investment company on the establishment of a gas fired IPP joint venture in Brazil
  • JERA on the sale of its approximately 14% stake in the Paiton Coal Thermal IPP Project in Indonesia to PT Medco Daya Energi Sentosa, a wholly-owned subsidiary of PT Medco Daya Abadi Lestari*
  • Frontier Tower Associates Philippines on its joint venture with KKR to establish a telecom tower platform in the Philippines and across Southeast Asia*

Additional Sectors

  • SATS Ltd on its acquisition of Worldwide Flight Services, the world’s largest air cargo handling firm, from an affiliate of Cerberus Capital Management, LP
  • Investcorp on its acquisition of a majority interest in Viz Branz, a distributor of F&B brands across China and Southeast Asia*
  • I Squared Capital on its acquisition of a majority interest in cloud computing companies Mateen Cloud Ventures and Infofabrica Holdings*
  • One of the largest domestic data centre and fibre players in Indonesia on an investment by a Japanese Bank
  • A BPO services company in the healthcare sector on its auction sale process
  • A global investment manager on its proposed acquisition of an Indonesian IPTV and media content producer*
  • An Indonesian state-owned entity on the proposed acquisition of a majority interest in an electric vehicle manufacturer in Europe*

Venture Capital Financings

  • An Asian biotechnology company developing precision IL-2/15 therapies for cancer, on its Series A fundraising round
  • GoTo on several of its recent acquisitions and joint ventures, including its joint venture with Air Asia, its cloud kitchen joint venture with Rebel Foods, its e-commerce joint venture with, its Series A fundraise for GoPlay, and its Series C investment into an Indonesian e-wallet company*
  • RUMA and its substantial shareholder GoTo on a Series A financing in RUMA, an Indonesian e-commerce company*
  • PTT CVC on various venture capital investments in Asia and in the US*

*Matter handled prior to joining the firm

Bar Qualification

  • England and Wales (Solicitor)


  • LLB (with study abroad), University of Bristol
  • LPC, BPP Law School

Languages Spoken

  • English